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ojikutu_fraud

Police Declare Former Lagos State Deputy Governor’s Son Wanted Over Land Scam

The former deputy governor of Lagos State and her son, fingered in land scam, have allegedly absconded. The Police Special Fraud Unit has declared a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Sinatu Ojikutu, and her son, Samson, allegedly involved in [...]

June 19, 2013 General
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Gunmen On 38 Motorcycles Invade Zamfara Village, Kill 32

More than 32 persons were reported killed in the early hours of Tuesday when gunmen numbering about 150 attacked Kizara village in the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara. The heavily armed gunmen, who came on 38 motorcycles, invaded the [...]

June 19, 2013 General
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Court Drops Charges Against Lebanese Arms Dealers

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Karu, a suburb of Abuja has struck out the case of alleged terrorism and illegal importation of firearms leveled against four Lebanese nationals, Mustapha Fawaz, Talal Roda, Abdulla Tahini and Kossay Nourdin. At the [...]

June 19, 2013 General
Oil Wealth

African Countries Supply 12 Percent World’s Oil – PwC

Africa currently supplies about 12 per cent of the world’s oil, boasting significant untapped reserves estimated at 8 per cent of the world’s proven reserves, PriceWaterhouseCoppers said yesterday. The report said the continent has natural gas reserves of 513 trillion [...]

June 19, 2013 General
nweke-nwobodo

Man Swallows 126 Heroine Wraps To Revamp Business

The NDLEA (National Drug Law Enforcement Agency) has arrested a suspected drug trafficker, Nweke Nwobodo, for allegedly ingesting 126 wraps of heroin at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. “The drug, which weighed 2.225kg, is the highest single ingestion since [...]

June 19, 2013 General
Mr Abba Moro

Interior Minister Says 99 Per Cent Of Job Racketeers Not Staff Of The Parastatal

The Minister of Interior, Mr Abba Moro, on Tuesday said that over 99 per cent of persons involved in recent cases of job racketeering in paramilitary organisations under the ministry were outsiders. Moro made the assertion in Abuja during a [...]

June 19, 2013 General
Missing Child From Winners Church Found Two Years After

Missing Child From Winners Church Found Two Years After

A little girl kidnapped from the Children department of the Living Faith Church in Ota, Ogun State, has been found. The girl was brought to church this morning by her parents. The girl now around four years was reportedly sold [...]

June 16, 2013 General
Rowhani Wins Iran Presidential Election

Rowhani Wins Iran Presidential Election

Moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani has won Iran’s presidential election, the interior minister announced on Saturday, ending eight years of conservative grip on the nation’s executive. AFP journalists said crowds marched through Vali-Asr Square in central Tehran carrying pictures of the [...]

June 15, 2013 General
brasilia_world cup

World Cup 2014: Sepp Blatter Praises Stadium Designs As Countdown Begins

Sepp Blatter has given a glowing endorsement of Brazil’s World Cup stadiums with a year to go until the finals. The FIFA president is due in the country this week to attend the Confederations Cup, the event customarily used as [...]

June 12, 2013 General
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Kwara Student Shot By Policeman Recovering From Bullet Wounds

A student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ahmed Dayo, allegedly shot by a policeman has undergone two operations to remove bullets from his legs and is presently recuperating at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. The victim, whose rumor of [...]

June 11, 2013 General
The Governor Jang Lead Nigerian Governors Forum has once again Released the names of Governors that Voted the Plateau state governor and reaffirmed it with their signatures. "We have 19 Governors", they claimed that Governor Amaechi used his staff at the Governors Forum Secretariat to Change their ballot to his pre-Marked ones. Amaechi was also accused of refusing to back down from conducting an election that he is going to be a candidate. He Refused the governors demand that the Ballot papers MUST be serial numbered to avoid them being changed after voting. The Jang Lead Governors Have advised Amaechi and co to call their own Meeting and let Nigerian see who actually voted for him or he should shut up for good. Governor Jang resumed office as the New Governors' Forum Chairman, two weeks ago. - Hope For Nigeria.

GOVERNORS FORUM ELECTION.

The Governor Jang Lead Nigerian Governors Forum has once again Released the names of Governors that Voted the Plateau state governor and reaffirmed it with their signatures. “We have 19 Governors”, they claimed that Governor Amaechi used his staff at the [...]

June 6, 2013 General
obasonjo Lamido

There Is Need To Change Nigeria. Lamido Can Do The Job – Olusegun Obasanjo.

Apparently referring to the current high-wire politics and horse-trading ahead of 2015, former president Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that Jigawa State governor Sule Lamido has exhibited good governance abilities, and has the capacity and competence to rule Nigeria. The ex-president [...]

May 30, 2013 General
Edo State Governor,

Oshiomhole Urges Wealthy Individuals To Give Back To Society

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has called on wealthy individuals in the state to embark on projects that will give back to their communities of origin. The Governor said this while commissioning a block of eight classrooms in Evbobanosa [...]

May 23, 2013 General
Underwater Proposal While Scuba Diving

VIDEO: Underwater Proposal While Scuba Diving

Here’s a truly breathless marriage proposal.  Joseph House, 23, and his soon-to-be wife, Jessica Forbes, 21, were on vacation near Grand Cayman when he decided to pop the question on the seafloor. [viralpullquote ]Here’s a truly breathless marriage proposal.  Joseph [...]

May 23, 2013 General
stephen_keshi

No Reason To Panic Over Kenya – Keshi

Coach Stephen Keshi has told Nigerians not to panic as the Super Eagles prepare for crucial 2014 World Cup qualifying games and the FIFA Confederations Cup tournament – all taking place in a number of weeks.   A spate of [...]

May 23, 2013 General
blessingg11

Meet Nigeria And West Africa’s First Female Military Pilot

Blessing Liman – She was commissioned as a Combat Flying Officer alongside 126 others who finished the Direct Short Service Course 2010/2011 Cadets of the 325 Ground Training Group at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Kaduna. Present at the winging [...]

May 23, 2013 General
Ombatse Cheif Priest

Gov Al-Makura Ordered Police to Bring My Head – Ombatse Chief Priest.

The Chief Priest of the Ombatse cult group in Lakyo, Nasarawa South Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Ala Agu, on Wednesday said that security men that invaded the community were ordered by the state governor, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, to [...]

May 23, 2013 General
Buhari Asks Jonathan To Resign For Killing Boko Haram Members

Buhari Asks Jonathan To Resign For Killing Boko Haram Members

The defeated Presidential Candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Maj Gen Mohammadu Buhari has requested President Goodluck Jonathan to resign from office for his inability to tackle the security challenges facing the country. “Jonathan should vacate and give [...]

May 23, 2013 General
Army Officers Arrested

Army Officers Arrested For Passing Secrets to Boko Haram.

Some men of the Nigerian Army In the Operation restore peace in the North East have been arrested by the Nigerian Army intelligence for divulging secrets to the Boko Haram sects. According to Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Azubuike [...]

May 23, 2013 General
Armed police called to the scene near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich shot and injured two alleged suspect

Woolwich attack: ‘Soldier’ wearing Help for Heroes t-shirt hacked to death in broad daylight

Armed police called to the scene near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich shot and injured two alleged suspect [viralpullquote ]Armed police called to the scene near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich shot and injured two alleged suspect[/viralpullquote] Woolwich [...]

May 22, 2013 General
Chinua Achebe

PHOTOS: Chinua Achebe’s Body Arrives Nigeria, Four Presidents, Archbishop Of Canterbury For Burial

Anambra State Government on Tuesday said four Heads of State and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Rev. Justin Welby, would be attending the burial of the literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe, at Ogidi. [viralpullquote background_color=”#eeee22″ font_size=”19″ ]Anambra State Government on [...]

May 22, 2013 General
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe addresses crowds gathered for the country's 33rd independence celebrations in Harare

Mugabe Signs Zimbabwe Constitution Into Law

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe signed a new constitution into law on Wednesday, replacing a 33-year-old document forged in the dying days of British colonial rule and paving the way for elections later this year. [viralpullquote background_color=”#dd9933″ box_position=”right” ]Zimbabwe President Robert [...]

May 22, 2013 General
Despite State Of Emergency, Car Snatching Thrives In Maiduguri

Despite State Of Emergency, Car Snatching Thrives In Maiduguri

Car Snatching Thrives In Maiduguri – Despite the State of Emergency declared in Borno State, gunmen, suspected to be members of the Boko Haram, have defied the heavy security presence in Maiduguri, to snatch cars from unsuspecting motorists. [viralpullquote box_position=”right” ]Car [...]

May 22, 2013 General
soyinka-wole

Ekwueme, Ciroma, Soyinka, Others To Feature At National Summit On Security

Session to work out political consensus on nation’s security challenges in Uyo.   Worried about growing insecurity and the emergency situation in the country, prominent Nigerians, including some current leaders of government are convening an emergency national summit to work [...]

May 22, 2013 General
Nigerian Telecoms

Why Nigeria Remains Best Telecom Investment Destination – Juwah

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Eugene Juwah has declared that Nigeria had remained and would still remain telecom investment haven as long as Foreign and local investments into the booming telecommunications sector in Nigeria [...]

May 22, 2013 General
ramat-on-xfactor

VIDEO: Watch Ramat’s Audition At The Glo XFactor In Abuja

Ramat’s performance was so hilarious that the judges could not hide their laughter and astonishment. MI was seen laughing all through, Reggie Rockstone tried a little while Onyeka Onwenu was definitely not impressed with her performance. A contestant in the [...]

May 22, 2013 General
Body Parts Dealers

Human Parts Available: Live human N40,000, Head N8,000, Private Parts 10,000

Emotions ran high, Tuesday, at Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, following startling revelations by suspected members of three syndicates, who specialised in selling human parts to herbalists and persons suspected to be clerics. [viralpullquote layout=”vs-quote-five-layout” box_position=”right” font_alignment=”center” ]Emotions ran high, [...]

May 21, 2013 General
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PHOTOS: Lagos State Begins Construction Of 4th Mainland Bridge

The Government of Lagos State Nigeria has started the initial phase of the construction of 4th Mainland Bridge, a 26km state of the art bridge designed to link Ikorodu to Eti Osa Local Government Area. [viralpullquote layout=”vs-quote-fourth-layout” font_color=”#dda756″ ]The Government [...]

May 21, 2013 General
chinua achebe

Enugu Receives Achebe’s Body

The remains of the departed literary icon, Professor Chinua Achebe arrived Enugu at exactly 12.35pm today. [viralpullquote layout=”vs-quote-fourth-layout” box_position=”right” font_color=”#8224e3″ font_alignment=”center” ]The remains of the departed literary icon, Professor Chinua Achebe arrived Enugu at exactly 12.35pm today.[/viralpullquote] A private aircraft [...]

May 21, 2013 General
When on May 13, 2013, Olusegun Dawodu opened a bar in Lagos State, his hope was to take care of his aged mother, who sponsored his education alone.

Armed Youths Kill Bar Manager, Three Others

When on May 13, 2013, Olusegun Dawodu opened a bar in Lagos State, his hope was to take care of his aged mother, who sponsored his education alone. [viralpullquote layout=”vs-quote-eight-layout” box_position=”right” ]When on May 13, 2013, Olusegun Dawodu opened a [...]

May 21, 2013 General